Month: May 2016

Kölsch und Kultur: DAAD study trip to Cologne/Bonn

Over the Easter break 2015, 15 lucky students from the University of Manchester, teamed with 15 peers from the University of Nottingham, set off to spend ten full days in the city of Cologne and the neighbouring city of Bonn together with their DAAD-Lektoren Eva Adelseck (University of Manchester) and Sascha Stollhans (University of Nottingham).[…]

Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’ Screening with Live Organ Accompaniment at RNCM

The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester is putting on a screening of Fritz Lang’s silent classic ‘Metropolis’ (1927, 150 mins), accompanied by Darius Battiwalla on the Concert Hall’s Hradetzky three manual organ. This iconic expressionist film was made during the Weimar period and was praised at the time for its pioneering special effects. Set in[…]

The German Embassy’s German Language Quiz

The German Embassy has launched a new webpage devoted to learners of German. Visit the site to find out why German is a beneficial language to learn and to discover where to learn German in the UK. It also gives you advice about learning German from home and provides various entertaining examples of amusing German words and turns of phrase[…]

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